OWASP Top Ten 2010 Category A9 - Insufficient Transport Layer Protection

A category in the Common Weakness Enumeration published by The MITRE Corporation.


Summary

Categories in the Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) group entries based on some common characteristic or attribute.

Weaknesses in this category are related to the A9 category in the OWASP Top Ten 2010.

Weaknesses

Cleartext Transmission of Sensitive Information

The software transmits sensitive or security-critical data in cleartext in a communication channel that can be sniffed by unauthorized actors.

Missing Encryption of Sensitive Data

The software does not encrypt sensitive or critical information before storage or transmission.

Concepts

Deprecated or Obsolete

Weaknesses in OWASP Top Ten (2010)

CWE nodes in this view (graph) are associated with the OWASP Top Ten, as released in 2010. This view is considered obsolete as a newer version of the OWASP Top Ten is ...

See Also

  1. Top 10 2010-A9-Insufficient Transport Layer Protection

    OWASP


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